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deformeter

[ dih-fawr-mee-ter ]
/ dɪˈfɔr mi tər /
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noun

a gauge used to determine stresses in a structure by tests on a model of the structure.

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Origin of deformeter

First recorded in 1925–30; defor(mation) + -meter
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